Women in the News

Shop original newspapers featuring both famous and infamous women in print, along with other noteworthy news involving women and items of female interest, arranged in chronological order - most recent first.

Women in the News

Shop original newspapers featuring both famous and infamous women in print, along with other noteworthy news involving women and items of female interest, arranged in chronological order - most recent first.
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172072

The Holy Laands & much more...

Item #172072

August 08, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 8, 1857   Front page illustration of "An Arab Council" and "Service in the Greek Chapel of the Holy Sepulchre" features an accompanying article "Travel Notes in Bible Lands". Many inside illustration of "Our Excursion to the Fishing Banks." Also a small illustration of "Hon. Henry C. Murphy, U.S. Minister ... See More  

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172068

Flying machines... Hot air balloons...

Item #172068

July 25, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 25, 1857  The front page features "The Travel Notes in Bible Lands" with a half page illustration 'Pool of Bethesda' and smaller illustration 'Pillar of Absalom'. Full page of text with 5 illustrations on: 'New Holland Pippins' with a view of the 'Country House Near Sydney, New Holland' and one of 'Kangaroos'... See More  

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172066

The Holy Lands...

Item #172066

July 18, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 18, 1857  The front page has a half page illustration of: 'Hebron', being an overview of the city with the accompany article 'Travel Notes in Bible Lands'. Also small front page illustration of: 'Pilgrims Bathing in the Jordan'.

Inside has 9 small prints regarding: 'The Siamese--The Franks of Asia'. A full page illustration ... See More  

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172062

Cincinnati and St. Louis...

Item #172062

July 04, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 4, 1857  The front page features an article 'Travel Noted In Bible Lands' with a half page illustration 'Keeping the Fourth on Holy Ground'.  Inside contains an illustration of the: 'Henry Clay Column to be Raised at Lexington, Kentucky.' An article on 'How To Spend The Fourth' with several small illustrations. Nice one-... See More  

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172056

Yachting...

Item #172056

June 13, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 13, 1857  The front page features a 1/4 pg. illustration of "Sir E. Bulwer Lytton" with accompanying article. Inside illustration of "Rembrandt Peale". Many illustrations of "Travel Notes in Bible Lands" including: "Modern Gaza," "Ruins of Askelon," "Plain of Ashdad," "Ludd (ancient Lydda),&qu... See More  

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172054

Florence Nightingale...

Item #172054

June 06, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 6, 1857  Front page illustration and text on 'Florence Nightingale' and 'Annie M. Andrews'. An article on 'What Is To become of Nicaragua?' with reference to William Walker. Half page: 'The Governor's Mansion, Lecompton, Kansas Territory' & 'Lane's Fort on Mount Oread, Near Lawrence, Kansas Territory' Earl... See More  

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172048

Nicaragua... Charlotte Bronte...

Item #172048

May 16, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 16, 1857  Four illustrations of: "Rivers and Cities of Nicaragua", including "Junction of the San Carlos and San Juan Rivers", a small illustration of: "Jersey Pearls from Tiffany & Co."; illustrations of "Charlotte Bronte", four back page cartoons, and more.

Complete in 16 pages, in good condition as shown and co... See More  

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172026

Australia's gold fields...

Item #172026

February 28, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 28, 1857  Several illustrations from Australia's gold fields including scenes captioned: 'Going to the Diggings' 'Gold Fields on Mt. Alexander' and a view of 'Melbourne'. Also an illustration of 'James Boswell' but very few illustrations otherwise.

Complete in 16 pages, in good condition as shown and contains additio... See More  

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172022

Map of Southern Africa... Costa Rica...

Item #172022

February 14, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 14, 1857 Just the 7th issue of this title. Two-thirds pg: "Map of the African Continent" showing the bottom half of it. Two pages with 8 prints of: "A Tramp Through the Backwoods of Costa Rica".

Complete in 16 pages, in good condition as shown and contains additional prints and/or related text.

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172010

"A Police-Officer's Seven Thousand Mile Chase"...

Item #172010

January 03, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 3, 1857  Few titles from the 19th century are as well known to the general public as this one, very widely circulated and often cited by contemporaries of the day. This newspaper would publish for 60 years and did much to document--in its many prints--the lifestyles of America in the last half of the 19th century, and for better or worse brought the horr... See More  

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580530

Naval Review Supplement... Florence Nightingale song...

Item #580530

April 26, 1856

SUPPLEMENT TO THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, London, England, April 26, 1856  This is The Grand Naval Review Supplement. The issues contains a large amount of illustrations and articles pertaining to Naval review at Spithead. Included is a fullpage song entitled "Florence Nightingale".



This is complete in 32 pages and is in very good condition.

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662692

Fascinating slave case...

Item #662692

April 09, 1856

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 9, 1856  Page 5 has: "An Interesting Slave Case" concerning: "...a young colored woman & her children claimed as slaves..." and what follows are the details of a very fascinating case.

Eight pages, very nice condition.

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209863

1854 Lawrenceburg IN Women Temperance...

Item #209863

June 07, 1854

INDEPENDENT PRESS, Lawrenceburgh, Ind., June 7, 1854 This 4 page newspaper is in good condition. The back page has: An Address Delivered before the Daughters of Temperance...of Lawrenceburgh. By Mrs. Pauline E. Christian What Has Woman To Do In The Temperance Reformation? Other articles include: "Prohibitory Liquor Law" "Baby Show in Canada" and much more. Many interesting advertisement... See More  

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542122

Before Carrie Nation...

Item #542122

March 29, 1854

INDEPENDENT PRESS, Lawrenceburgh, Indiana, March 29, 1854  Page 2 has a report that says: "The cause of Woman's Rights is making rapid progress in Jeffersonville...On Friday night a number of women broke open a grocery and coffee-house...and demolished all the bottles and barrels containing liquor."

Other news of the day with several ads.

First leaf has a small piece missing i... See More  

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679333

An 'uproar' at the woman's rights convention...

Item #679333

September 12, 1853

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Sept. 12, 1853 



* "Mob Convention" - Woman's suffrage



Page 2 has a report concerning: "The Women's Rights Convention" held in New York.

A few bits note in part: "...Among the speakers in defence of the rights of women were Lucretia Mott...and Mr. R. C. Burleigh. The latter was loudly hissed, whereupon he r... See More  

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665896

Notable names to be at a woman's rights convention in New York...

Item #665896

August 05, 1853

DAILY OHIO STATESMAN, Columbus, Aug. 5, 1853  Page 2 has  a nice article: "Conventions At New York" which concerns the women's rights convention to be held there next month. Mention of Lucy Stone being an organizer, and then a list of many other women to be there including Lucretia Mott, Susan B. Anthony and many others.

Four pages, nice condition.

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212836

1853 Manchester New Hampshire...

Item #212836

January 05, 1853

UNION DEMOCRAT, Manchester, N.H., Jan. 5, 1853.

 

* Manchester New Hampshire

* Carrier's Address...




Page 2 has a lengthy poem: Carriers Address To the Patrons of the Union Democrat. News of the day includes: "The Presidential Election at Sea" "Female Heroism" "California News" and much more. Several interesting advertisements as well. Small piece missing in the lower right corner of the s
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209704

Jamaica Long Island Carrier Address...

Item #209704

January 04, 1853

LONG ISLAND DEMOCRAT, Jamaica, N.Y., Jan. 4, 1853 Front page has the Carriers Address To The Patrons Of The Long-Island Democrat. Takes a column and a bit more. Others headlines throughout this issue include references to: Long Island Railroad, Broadway Railroad, Female Physicians and much more. Stray writing above the masthead, bit irregular at the spine, a few scattered foxing spots, otherwise i... See More  

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609275

Two early woman's rights convention...

Item #609275

June 04, 1852

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 4, 1852  Page 6 has 2 reports of  early woman's rights conventions, headed: "Pennsylvania - Woman's Rights Convention" at West Chester, which lists the attendees including Lucretia Mott. This is followed by: "Ohio - The Woman's Rights Convention" with much detail. These reports take 2 columns.

Eight pages, close-trimmed at the botto... See More  

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609276

Early woman's rights convention...

Item #609276

June 03, 1852

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 3, 1852  Page 5 has about one-third of a column on: "Woman's Rights  Convention" with mention of Mary Ann Johnson as President, plus others (see). also on pg. 2: "Later From California" "Nearly $2,000,000 in Hold On the Way" "Mining Intelligence".

Eight pages, nice condition.

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211783

1851 Grand Masonic Hall Song...

Item #211783

June 13, 1851

INDEPENDENT PRESS, Lawrenceburgh, Ind., June 13, 1851 Pg. 2 has an Ode Sung at the Dedication of the Grand Masonic Hall at Indianapolis. News of the day includes: "The Woman's Right's Convention" "Flood In The Mississippi" "Horrid Murder" and much more. Several interesting advertisements as well. First leaf has a few very small holes, one a slightly affecting two words in the ode.

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660279

"Lively Turtle" by Charles Dickens...

Item #660279

October 26, 1850

HOUSEHOLD WORDS, London, England, October 26, 1850



* Charles Dickens original writing within his own publication



Starting on the front page is "Lively Turtle", an original writing by Charles Dickens. While Household Words was a Dickens' publication, most of the literary contributions were made by others. Although he did make ongoing contributions, nearly all are unattributed.

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657169

A woman gold miner... Harshness of California life...

Item #657169

December 18, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 18, 1849  Page 3 has an interesting letter headed: "California Items" concerning: "The only white woman that I have seen in the mines...came here from Calcutta...dresses in trousers & wears a thin hat & red shirt as most of the miners do...Failing in business & becoming poor, he determined to dig a fortune out of ... See More  

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206735

Poet Louise Chandler Moulton...

Item #206735

July 22, 1847

BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, July 23, 1860 The ftpg. has a poem: "The House In The Meadow. By Louise Chandler Moulton". Moulton was one of the more famous female poets of the era.

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600274

Woman slave case...

Item #600274

July 25, 1837

SALEM GAZETTE, Salem, Massachusetts, July 25, 1837



* Slave case



This issue contains news of the day with several interesting advertisements throughout. Page 3 has a small one column heading: "A Slave Case" See image for text here.



Complete in 4 pages, minor foxing spots, nice condition.

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647534

Massacre plot by slaves uncovered in Tennessee...

Item #647534

January 07, 1832

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, January 7, 1832  Within this issue is an article with a small heading: "Another Insurrection" with a portion of the text including:

"We have been credibly informed...among the citizens of Fayetteville, Tenn.,...the discovery of a plot, among the negroes of that place...for an insurrection, all the particulars of which we have not ye... See More  

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556952

Marriage announcement with a catching name...

Item #556952

June 02, 1830

MASSACHUSETTS SPY, & WORCESTER COUNTY ADVERTISER, from Worcester, Massachusetts, dated June 2, 1830



* Marriage announcement with a catching name

* Impossible fasting ?



Listed among the page 2 marriages is one that reads: "In New York, Mr. Brooks Drinkwater to Miss Temperance Pond--a cold water match surely!"



The back page has a report about an Irish woman who had not eate... See More  

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646634

Uncommon Vermont title...

Item #646634

January 13, 1830

AMERICAN WHIG, VERMONT LUMINARY & EQUAL RIGHTS, Woodstock, January 13, 1830  Quite uncommon title which Gregory notes is held by several institution only with a few scattered issues. Page 1 has an article "Appendix - To the Narrative of Facts and Circumstance relating to the kidnapping and presumed Murder of Capt. Williams Morgan. Mrs. Morgan's Affidavit..." Page 4 has "... See More  

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205656

Slave Woman Case...

Item #205656

October 03, 1829

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, MD October 3, 1829. This 16 page newspaper has interesting news of the day throughout. A lot of the news in this newspaper is government related. Featured in this issue is an interesting report  of trial case of a woman slave that escaped. This issue is in nice condition except for little staining.

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556936

Bound too tightly...

Item #556936

July 08, 1829

MASSACHUSETTS SPY, & WORCESTER COUNTY ADVERTISER, Worcester, Massachusetts, July 8, 1829



* Lacing clothes too tight causes death ?




Page 2 has a report about the death of a "colored woman" from New York who died suddenly while ironing clothes. An inquest was held and a physician examined the body. It was determined by the physician



* ...that the deceased had been in the hab... See More  

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605343

Prison report...

Item #605343

November 18, 1826

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 18, 1826  Page 2 has an interesting report from the: "Massachusetts State Prison" and an article: "Female Samaritans" (see).

Four pages, nice condition.

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210916

1824 Massachusetts Spy...

Item #210916

October 13, 1824

MASSACHUSETTS SPY WORCESTER GAZETTE, Oct. 13, 1824 A pg. 2 report from Utica says 99 boats arrived there during the last week, with details about the various cargo transported by the boats, including 193 tons of gypsum. Other news of the includes: "Female Influence" "English Opium" "Daring Outrage" "Trial For Murder" and much more. Several interesting advertisements as well. Archival mend to ... See More  

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616729

Early periodical from Western Pennsylvania...

Item #616729

August 01, 1822

THE PITTSBURGH RECORDER, Pennsylvania, August 1, 1822  The volume 1 number 28 issue of a quite uncommon and very early periodical from Western Penna. Content is primarily religious & includes: "Palestine Mission - Journal of Mr. Parsons, from The Time When He left Jerusalem"; "Naval and Military Bible Society";  "London Female Penitentiary"; Reformation ... See More  

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213486

1818 Northwest Expedition

Item #213486

December 01, 1818

CONNECTICUT COURANT, Hartford, Dec. 1, 1818.

* Northwest Expedition

* Ship Isabella

* 1818
 
On page 3 under Northern Expedition is a very detailed letter from an officer aboard the ship Isabella, employed in the North-West Expedition. Mentions Wygatt Island, Greenland, Four Island Point, Disko, Riskoll, Woman Islands, Black Hook, and Sandersons Hope. Much about the weather c
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673060

Appalachicola, Florida... Slave or free?

Item #673060

September 14, 1816

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept.  14, 1816  Starting on the front page and continuing within is a great article describing  a banquet held in Paris to celebrate American Independence, which illustrates the great relationship held between both nations.

Another article within describes the mass migration of Negroes from in and around New Orleans to Appalachicola, Florida.... See More  

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219555

Alligator attack in North Carolina in 1816...

Item #219555

July 02, 1816

CONNECTICUT COURANT, Hartford, July 2, 1816.

 

* Woman killed by alligator in North Carolina



Page 3 has a report from Lumberton, N. Carolina about a woman attacked and killed by an alligator while riding across the Gum Swamp, with mention that the gator was killed later and measured eleven feet in length. Other news of the day includes: "Execution" "A Good Method of Destroying Crows"
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647673

Victory over the Creek Indians... Battle of Lake Erie...

Item #647673

December 25, 1813

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 25, 1813  The issue begins with: "The Embargo Law" which takes 3 pages. Also inside: "Female Heroism". Seven pages are taken up with: "Events of the War" which has a great wealth of content on the War of 1812. Among the reports & subheads here are: "Military--Wilkinson's Army" "The Southern Indians&... See More  

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673017

You know of Molly Pitcher. Do you know of Betsy Doyle?

Item #673017

December 16, 1812

BOSTON PATRIOT, Dec. 16, 1812 



* Rare Betsy Doyle report

* Fort Niagara heroine

* War of 1812




Page 2 has: "Official Report To Brig. Gen. Smyth" signed by Geo. McFeeley commanding at Fort Niagara. This is a fine & very detailed account of the cannonading of Fort Niagara by the British, with the most notable portion being the report of the involvement of Betsy Doyle.

With... See More  

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676875

Early and uncommon title from Baltimore...

Item #676875

August 17, 1811

AMERICAN & COMMERCIAL DAILY ADVERTISER, Baltimore, Aug. 17, 1811  



* Rare 19th century publication

* (2) Slaves advertisements




A typical newspaper of the day with various news and a wealth of advertisements.

Among the front page ads is: "NEGROES - Wanted immediately about fifteen young Negro Slaves, Male and Female, from ten to twenty years old, for which the highest price in... See More  

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222492

Scarce Woman's title for 1807...

Item #222492

October 10, 1807

THE LADYS MISCELLANY, N.Y., Oct. 10, 1807.

 

* scarce woman's newspaper



An uncommon title containing topical reports and literary-related content, apparently for women. Quarto-size, 8 pages., has lite staining in the lower and right margins extending into some text, otherwise good. 8 pages.

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646483

The death of Martha Washington...

Item #646483

May 31, 1802

BOSTON GAZETTE, May 31, 1802 



* Martha Washington death

* Mount Vernon




The bottom of page 2 carries the report "DIED, At Mount-Vernon, on the 22 inst. Mrs. MARTHA WASHINGTON, widow of the late illustrious General George Washington. To those amiable and christian virtues, which adorn the female character, she added dignity of manners, superiority of understanding, a mind intellige... See More  

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649714

"The Lady of the Haystack"...

Item #649714

April 24, 1801

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, April 24, 1801  Page 3 has most of a column headed: "Death of Loisa [Louisa]: The Maid of the Hay-Stack".

Four pages, minor margin foxing, good condition.



In 1776 an unfortunate woman was found sheltering under a haystack in Bourton, near Bristol. By day she would seek charity from the local people, but at night ... See More  

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631739

Provincial half-penny coins... John Wilkes' death...

Item #631739
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1798  The prominent feature of this issue is the nearly 7 1/2 column essay titled: "Essay on the Provincial Half-Pennies.  Essay I.- On the Use and Amusement of Collecting the Provincial Half-pennies.", with considerable details (see photos).

Additionally, the death report and a biographical sketch of the famous English radical (m... See More  

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636193

Provincial half-penny coins... John Wilkes' death...

Item #636193
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1798  The prominent feature of this issue is the nearly 7 1/2 column essay titled: "Essay on the Provincial Half-Pennies.  Essay I.- On the Use and Amusement of Collecting the Provincial Half-pennies.", with considerable details (see photos).

Additionally, the death report and a biographical sketch of the famous English radical (m... See More  

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665060

Early support for women's rights...

Item #665060

January 27, 1795

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, Jan. 27, 1795  P



* 18th century Women's rights support



age 3 has a report concerning a dinner of the Officers of the First Philadelphia Regiment of City Militia, at which there were 15 toasts, the last of which is supportive of women's rights: "The Rights of Woman--May our fair country women, have their full share f the blessings... See More  

Item from Catalog 311 (released for October, 2021)...

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217610

Ad for the shortest woman in the world....

Item #217610

March 13, 1794

CALEDONIAN MERCURY, Edinburgh, Scotland, March 13, 1794  The front page has a notice announcing an exhibition of Anna Fontaine, The Wonderful Italian Lady described as the: "...shortest women in the world....She is only 28 inches high, 42 years of age, born without hands, arms, or legs, except stumps from her shoulders... Says she can walk unassisted, has three children", plus
... See More  

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667607

A Boston magazine from 1793...

Item #667607
THE MASSACHUSETTS MAGAZINE, Boston, July, 1793  Page 1 has a descriptive article of the State House (the plate called for is lacking).

Also in this issue: "Essay on Female Charms" "Of Various Phenomena of the Ocean" "The Benefits of Adversity" "On the Excellence of Christianity" & much more.

At the back is "Foreign Occurrences" and "... See More  

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667214

First issue of the first woman's magazine in America...

Item #667214

June 01, 1792

THE LADIES MAGAZINE, (Philadelphia), June, 1792 



* Very first issue of this rare publication



A rare publication which existed for just 12 issues from June, 1792 to May, 1793. This is the very first issue of the first woman's magazine in the United States.

It's full title is "The Ladies Magazine & Repository of Entertaining Knowledge" as noted on the title page, a ... See More  

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664965

The Act creating the Bank of the United States...

Item #664965
THE MASSACHUSETTS MAGAZINE, Boston, March, 1791



* First Bank of the United States creation



The issue begins with textual: "Sketches of the President Of the United States" which is nearly a 4 1/2 page biography of George Washington (the plate called for is lacking). Also inside is the conclusion of: "Description of Cape Cod & the County of Barnstable" which takes 2 1/2... See More  

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657924

Ben Franklin creates a medal honoring the end of the Revolutionary War...

Item #657924
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1783  Near the beginning are 15 pages of: "Summary Proceedings in the Third Session of the Present Parliament" which include some discussions concerning America. Another article is concerning Yankee Doodle, or more particularly is information on the presumed author of the famous tune (questionable) who had recently died. It notes: "Your ... See More  

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